Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 64 129
Rank change year-on-year -13 +65 -50
Contract jobs citing MySQL 116 134 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.43% 2.89% 1.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.09% 14.76% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 95 46
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £182 £196 £211
90th Percentile £533 £538 £431
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.88% -54.29% +250.00%
England median hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -24.71% +25.00% +61.90%

MySQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 886 908 1,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.58% 19.58% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 551 739
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +11.89%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £275
90th Percentile £540 £525 £506
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £18.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.73% -8.05% -20.00%
10th Percentile £18.37 £15.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £29.50 £27.50
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +12.07% +11.54% -13.33%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 42 £388 -11.83% 30
Warwickshire +20 33 £325 +73.33% 8
Coventry -4 10 £375 -28.57% 8
Staffordshire -18 9 £350 +4.48% 15
Solihull -2 4 £350 +7.69% 8
Worcestershire -5 3 £325 - 9
Herefordshire -11 1 £325 +8.33%
Wolverhampton - 1 £188 - 1
Dudley - 1 £313 - 2
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 71 (61.21%) PHP
2 47 (40.52%) HTML
3 44 (37.93%) CSS
4 42 (36.21%) JavaScript
5 31 (26.72%) Linux
6 28 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (24.14%) AngularJS
7 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (21.55%) Git (software)
8 25 (21.55%) Laravel
9 24 (20.69%) HTML5
9 24 (20.69%) Python
10 23 (19.83%) SQL Server
11 22 (18.97%) Oracle
12 21 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (16.38%) Java
13 19 (16.38%) Opscode Chef
14 18 (15.52%) Node.js
14 18 (15.52%) CSS3
14 18 (15.52%) SQL
14 18 (15.52%) Windows
15 16 (13.79%) LAMP
15 16 (13.79%) jQuery
15 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
16 15 (12.93%) Scrum
17 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (11.21%) Microsoft
18 13 (11.21%) MongoDB
19 12 (10.34%) Ansible
19 12 (10.34%) Web Services

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.76%) JBoss
2 7 (6.03%) Apache
3 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.17%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.31%) WordPress
5 4 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.45%) IIS
5 4 (3.45%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.59%) CMS
6 3 (2.59%) nginx
7 2 (1.72%) Confluence
7 2 (1.72%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.86%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.86%) Drupal
8 1 (0.86%) Liferay
8 1 (0.86%) Moodle
8 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
1 1 (0.86%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.62%) SaaS
4 6 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (5.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (2.59%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.59%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.59%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.59%) Route 53
5 3 (2.59%) Serverless
5 3 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.72%) GitHub
7 1 (0.86%) IaaS
7 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) HTTP
1 8 (6.90%) SSL
2 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.17%) Firewall
4 4 (3.45%) DNS
5 3 (2.59%) Internet
6 2 (1.72%) ICMP
6 2 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.72%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.72%) Network Security
6 2 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (11.21%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.76%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.31%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (4.31%) MariaDB
6 5 (4.31%) Riak
7 4 (3.45%) DB2
7 4 (3.45%) Redis
8 2 (1.72%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.86%) Big Data
9 1 (0.86%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (21.55%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.62%) Subversion
4 8 (6.90%) Jasmine
4 8 (6.90%) JIRA
5 7 (6.03%) Bitbucket
6 6 (5.17%) Selenium
7 4 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.45%) Maven
7 4 (3.45%) Mocha
8 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.72%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.72%) Grunt
9 2 (1.72%) gulp
9 2 (1.72%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.86%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (5.17%) Marketing
2 5 (4.31%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) Persian Language
4 3 (2.59%) Automotive
4 3 (2.59%) Games
4 3 (2.59%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Advertising
5 2 (1.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 75 (64.66%) Developer
2 39 (33.62%) PHP Developer
3 11 (9.48%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 10 (8.62%) Architect
5 8 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.90%) Python Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (5.17%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.31%) DBA
8 5 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Production DBA
8 5 (4.31%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Administrator
9 4 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.45%) LAMP Developer
9 4 (3.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (3.45%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Symfony Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.59%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.52%) HTML
2 44 (37.93%) CSS
3 28 (24.14%) AngularJS
4 25 (21.55%) Laravel
5 24 (20.69%) HTML5
6 18 (15.52%) CSS3
6 18 (15.52%) Node.js
7 16 (13.79%) jQuery
7 16 (13.79%) LAMP
8 12 (10.34%) Symfony
8 12 (10.34%) Web Services
9 11 (9.48%) Sass
10 10 (8.62%) Ajax
10 10 (8.62%) REST
11 9 (7.76%) Hibernate
12 8 (6.90%) .NET
12 8 (6.90%) J2EE
12 8 (6.90%) RESTful
12 8 (6.90%) SOAP
12 8 (6.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.03%) Clustering
1 7 (6.03%) Public Cloud
2 5 (4.31%) Replication
3 4 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.59%) SCADA
4 3 (2.59%) User Experience
5 2 (1.72%) Animation
5 2 (1.72%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.72%) Wiki
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.86%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) Social Media
6 1 (0.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) Linux
2 18 (15.52%) Windows
3 11 (9.48%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.45%) Unix
6 2 (1.72%) CentOS
6 2 (1.72%) Debian
6 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.86%) Android
7 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (12.93%) Scrum
3 10 (8.62%) Configuration Management
3 10 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (8.62%) DevOps
3 10 (8.62%) Open Source
3 10 (8.62%) Web Development
4 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (7.76%) High Availability
4 9 (7.76%) MVC
4 9 (7.76%) TDD
5 8 (6.90%) Kanban
5 8 (6.90%) Project Management
5 8 (6.90%) Test Automation
5 8 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.03%) Front End Development
6 7 (6.03%) ITIL
6 7 (6.03%) Migration
7 6 (5.17%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 71 (61.21%) PHP
2 42 (36.21%) JavaScript
3 24 (20.69%) Python
4 19 (16.38%) Java
5 18 (15.52%) SQL
6 9 (7.76%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.76%) Ruby
7 8 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.31%) C#
9 4 (3.45%) Go
9 4 (3.45%) Java 8
9 4 (3.45%) Perl
10 3 (2.59%) PHP 5
10 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.72%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.86%) C++
12 1 (0.86%) ES6
12 1 (0.86%) Scala
12 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) OCP
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (2.59%) Degree
3 2 (1.72%) CCIE
3 2 (1.72%) CCIE Security
3 2 (1.72%) CCNA
3 2 (1.72%) CCNP
3 2 (1.72%) CEH
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.72%) CISM
3 2 (1.72%) CISSP
3 2 (1.72%) GCIA
3 2 (1.72%) GIAC
3 2 (1.72%) GSEC
3 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.76%) Docker
3 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.72%) NFS
3 2 (1.72%) Samba
3 2 (1.72%) Snort
3 2 (1.72%) Squid
3 2 (1.72%) Varnish
3 2 (1.72%) Xen
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (10.34%) Ansible
3 11 (9.48%) Puppet
4 10 (8.62%) Terraform
5 5 (4.31%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (4.31%) Salt
6 4 (3.45%) Kibana
7 3 (2.59%) collectd
7 3 (2.59%) logstash
7 3 (2.59%) StatsD
8 2 (1.72%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.72%) Nagios
8 2 (1.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.72%) WMI
9 1 (0.86%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (18.97%) Oracle
2 13 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 11 (9.48%) Google
4 11 (9.48%) VMware
5 6 (5.17%) HP
6 5 (4.31%) IBM
7 4 (3.45%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.45%) Rackspace
7 4 (3.45%) Zend
8 3 (2.59%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.72%) Adobe
9 2 (1.72%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.72%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.72%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.72%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.72%) Lancope
9 2 (1.72%) Splunk
9 2 (1.72%) WSO2
10 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com